There are 4 ways to get from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle

$39 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Kirkby Stephen, Pennine Hotel (Market Square) 502
  2. Take the bus from Kirkby Stephen, Pennine Hotel (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station B66

$31

2 alternative options

Bus Wright Bros Coaches  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 555
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station 888

$37

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne 86.8 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne station. However, there are services departing from Kendal, Weavers Court and arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station via Kirkby Stephen, Pennine Hotel (Market Square). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at Newcastle via Oxenholme Lake District and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Kendal and Newcastle upon Tyne is 64 miles. The road distance is 86.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne without a car is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £29 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne, including transfers.

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Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Kendal, Weavers Court station.

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Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Oxenholme Lake District station.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £29 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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  • Distance: 64 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Kendal, England and Newcastle upon Tyne, England?

You can take a train from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne via Oxenholme Lake District and Carlisle in around 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kendal to Newcastle upon Tyne via Kirkby Stephen, Pennine Hotel (Market Square) in around 4 h 24 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Kirkby Stephen, Pennine Hotel (Market Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, Pennine Hotel (Market Square) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Wright Bros Coaches
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk

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